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Tony Smyth has unearthed another hoard of photos for us.
He has already contributed a large amount of material
for the website, of course. His photos (alone) can be seen
on Pages 51, 52, 53, 55, 56 and 77 — and you will find
more contributions in the Histories section.

Thank you, Tony — and all those other people who have generously contributed to this site.


(source: Tony Smyth)

Two more photos from Tony's year in Birkdale.
Above
the house at 31 Weld Road which was to the left of the structure 27/29 Weld Road.
This building housed the chapel and meeting rooms.?

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(source: Tony Smyth)

Christmas time frivolity at Weld Road.
(Left to Right) :
Bernard Tremblay, Pat McKinlay, Jose ?, Jacques Lacroix.
Seated (next to the Christmas tree, visitor, Richard Sloane).

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(source: Tony Smyth)

Blacklion 1967
Pete Hurrell, Hugh McVey, Liam O'Neill, Quentin Lowe,
Pat McHale, ——, Tony Smyth, (leaning on) Robin Russell
Robin is sitting on Richard Moran, Eddie Martin (behind Tony Smyth),
Brendan Gormley, George Jason and Pat McDermott.




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(source: Tony Smyth)

Tony includes this for those who cannot remember how massive
that Wallace monument in Dryburgh really was.
That is Pat McKinlay standing on the base.

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(source: Tony Smyth)

A couple of those 'let's get-a-head' of ourselves' photos:
Left: Frank and Tony getting into the White Fathers 'habit' in their Priory days.
Right:
Dick Sloane & Frank Barnes sporting 'dog-collars' about the same time.

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(source: Tony Smyth)

Deaconate ordinations, Totteridge 1971.
The only ordinand that I recognise is John Slinger to the extreme right.

Behind the ordinands are (left to right) :
Ronnie O'Connor, Tony Smyth and Terry Madden (?) more to the right.

Winfried Hartwig writes (April 2011) :

"This is Whetstone parish church:
Front-row, second from the left is Gerhard Knühl (now in Trier,Germany)
— (not Jürgen Pelz, still in Tanzania).

The rest, might be Verona-Fathers and John Slinger, as you know.

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(source: Winfried Hartwig)

I've got a slightly different picture of the scene from
above and the one from the other side of the church:

From left: Dominique Arnauld, Augustin Dery, Marc François,
John Gould, Hans Schering, ?American?



(source: Winfried Hartwig)

Whetstone Parish Church — Deaconate ordinations, Totteridge 1971.


(source: Winfried Hartwig)


Whetstone Parish Church — Deaconate ordinations, Totteridge 1971.

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(source: Tony Smyth)

Tony writes :
"This is what remains of the Eastview (Canada) Scholasticate today.
The White Fathers sold their house in Vanier to the city in 1975.
The main structure, which stood immediately behind the statue
of 'Notre Dame d'Afrique' (Vanier is a francophone area of Ottawa)
was demolished and made into a parking lot. The sisters' house to the
left of the main building (not seen in this photo) became the Vanier City
Library
and what was the last extension to the building, to the left,
which in my day housed the recreation hall, conference room and
meeting rooms, became Vanier City Hall.

Since the amalgamation of Vanier into the greater city of Ottawa
in 2000 I'm not sure what this building is now used for. But the statue
remains as do the White Fathers/Péres Blancs signs on the gate posts
to the property (one gatepost has White Fathers on a carving of the African
continent, the other says Péres Blancs on a similar carving) and the entire
property which is now a public park stands at the top of Ave Pere Blancs.